Meet Our Team
Susan Hubbard, DVM
Dr. Susan Hubbard has an extensive history of caring for pets in the Greece area and has been the director of Greece Animal Hospital since 2012. A native of Rochester, New York, Dr. Hubbard began her career caring for animals at Stone Ridge Veterinary Hospital as a kennel attendant and animal care assistant in 1986. She returned to work for Monroe Veterinary Associates as an associate veterinarian at Pittsford Animal Hospital from 2000 to 2002, and at Stone Ridge Veterinary Hospital from 2002 to 2012.
Dr. Hubbard attended the University of Rochester and received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1994. She continued her education at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Dr. Hubbard also practiced medicine at Barton Heights Veterinary Hospital from 1998 to 2000. Her professional interests include dermatology, internal medicine and dentistry. Dr. Hubbard is also active in the care and treatment of puppies and guide dogs for Guiding Eyes for the Blind.
At home, Dr. Hubbard enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her family, which includes her husband Todd and their four children. She also shares her home with Finn, a yellow lab; two guinea pigs named Oreo and Cookie; and two leopard geckos - Geronimo and Annabelle.
Elizabeth Ferderbar, DVM
Dr. Ferderbar is an Associate Veterinarian at Greece Animal Hospital and just finished at rotating internship at Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services. She is originally from Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Dr. Ferderbar was part of the Dean’s Scholar Program at University of Minnesota: Twin Cities and graduated in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in animal science. She attended veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences, graduating in 2014. She received a Service Award and a National VBMA Business Certificate while attending veterinary school.
Some of her professional interests include exotic, avian and alpaca medicine. Dr. Ferderbar enjoys musical theater and krav maga in her free time.
Christina Harmon, DVM
Christina Harmon is an associate veterinarian at Greece Animal Hospital. She graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 with her doctorate of veterinary medicine and earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Rochester in 2013.
She grew up on a small farm in Leroy, New York and believes that growing up on a farm gave her the skills necessary to pursue veterinary medicine. Her professional interests include dermatology, ophthalmology and animal behavior. In her free time, she enjoys reading, baking, basketball and spending time with family and friends.
Katie Stayton, BVSc
Dr. Katie Stayton joins Greece Animal Hospital after living in New Zealand. While there, she attended Massey University where she earned her Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree (the equivalent to a doctorate of veterinary medicine).
Her love of veterinary medicine began while working as a barn assistant outside of Moravia, NY; where she grew up. Dr. Stayton received her bachelor's degree in life sciences from Cornell University. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, she received Cornell University's Livestock Award.
Dr. Stayton shares her home with her fiancé Bryan, a collie/lab mix named Ella and a cat named Femalee (pronounced like tamale). She enjoys all outdoor activities, as well as cooking and baking when she is not working.
The Veterinary Technicians
Jill L., LVT Supervisor
Jill joins the staff of Greece Animal Hospital as a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She brings with her nearly 17 years of experience in the animal-care industry. Jill has an associate’s degree in veterinary technology, with a minor in facility management. She is also certified in equine physical therapy.
What she likes best about working at Greece Animal Hospital are her coworkers, which are very supportive.
Jill has a small menagerie at home, including four dogs (Sully, Hemi, Argo and Cooper), one cat (Annabelle) and three horses. In her free time, she takes care of her three-year-old daughter named Jemma, rides horses and enjoys outdoor activities.
Vicki H., LVT
Vicki grew up in Avon, NY. She graduated from the Veterinary Technology program at Alfred State College in 2005. Shortly after, she began at Greece Animal Hospital as a licensed veterinary technician. She likes helping the animals at Greece, and “loves meeting new clients and working with her coworkers.”
When she is not at work, Vicki enjoys spending time with her family including her husband, Matt, and daughter, Faith. She also enjoys reading, taking walks and watching movies. She shares her home with her greyhound, Jayde, and cats, Jazmine and Jamaica.
Sara T., LVT
Sara is originally from Spencerport, NY. She started at Stone Ridge Veterinary Hospital in 2001, and is currently a part-time licensed veterinary technician at Greece Animal Hospital. She also occasionally works at Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Services.
Outside of work, Sara enjoys gardening, cycling, running and swimming. She also enjoys taking the dogs on walks, car rides and camping. She has two golden retrievers named Cooper and Stella, as well as a cat named Fonzi.
Lauren S., LVT
Lauren is a Licensed Veterinary Technician at Greece Animal Hospital. She just began her career at Greece, but has been working in the animal-care industry for five years.
Lauren says that everyone at the hospital is so helpful and welcoming that it makes it easy to feel like a part of the team.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside and cuddling her dogs. Lauren’s dogs include a Lhasa apso mix named Zoey and a Rottweiler mix named Seve.
The Animal Care Staff
Heather was born and raised right here in Rochester, NY. She is a full-time ACA here at Greece Animal Hospital and has been with us for two years. She is currently attending Medaille College to become a certified vet tech and is expecting to graduate in December of 2019. Heather recently achieved her Fear Free certification.
Always an animal lover, Heather grew up with a wide range of pets, from dogs and cats to hedgehogs and snakes. You could say this is what inspired her to want to work in the animal-related field. Heather is mom to a Pitbull mix named Bowser and Russian Blue Feline simply named, Kitty. In her free time Heather loves to hike with Bowser. She also enjoys drawing paining and creating new foods. Her biggest supporters are her boyfriend Mike, her mother Hope and her brother Vincent.
Dina is a Greece, NY native and a part-time Animal Care Assistant here at Greece Animal Hospital. She started her career in the animal-related field in 2002 as a Kennel Attendant. Dina has her bachelor’s in psychology from Wells College and her masters in mental health counseling from St. John Fisher.
Dina is mom to a Tabby named Lola May. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her wife Brittany and their new baby boy, Lennon!
Kim is a full-time animal care assistant at Greece Animal Hospital. She was born in North Tonawanda and grew up in Buffalo and Rochester, NY. She has been employed in the animal-related field since 1995. She enjoys “the small atmosphere as she is able to get to know clients and patients better.”
Kim owns two Labrador retrievers named Carly and Calvin. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Molly, and learning new things through her eyes.
Claire was born and raised in Spencerport, NY. She is currently a full-time Animal Care Assistant at Greece Animal Hospital. She previously worked at Stone Ridge Veterinary Hospital as a Kennel Attendant. She loves working at Greece Animal Hospital because everyone is working toward the same goal and is passionate about what they do.
Claire has a white and orange tabby cat named Peanut and four dogs. Three of which are Jack Russell-pug mixes named Geno, Jackson and Ruby and a Chihuahua named Stasha. In her free time, she likes to spend time with friends and her fur babies.
Dina is originally from Greece, NY. She began working in the kennel at Stone Ridge Veterinary Hospital in 2002, and is currently a part-time Animal Care Assistant at Greece Animal Hospital. Dina has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wells College, and her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from St. John Fisher College.
When she is not at work, Dina enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching Netflix and planning her wedding that will be in October of 2015. She shares her home with a Jack Russell Terrier named Bailey.
The Reception Staff
Shannon S., CSR Admin
Shannon grew up in the town of Greece, NY. She has been a full-time client service representative at Greece Animal Hospital since 2010. She enjoys working at Greece because the staff “has all become close friends. They make work a fun and caring environment.”
Shannon enjoys being a newlywed with her husband Eric. She also shares her home with her chocolate lab, Charlie, her cat, Marley, and her Senegal parrot named Gino. In her free time she enjoys running with Charlie, playing darts and kickball.
Heather is a full-time CSR here at Greece Animal Hospital. She was born and raised right here in good ol' Rochester, NY. She recently enrolled at Medaille College with hopes to receive her LVT certification. She describes working with animals as her passion and loves helping patients and clients.
Heather is mom to a Terrier Mix named Ella and a Frenchie Pug named Charlotte. In her free time, Heather loves to horseback ride and spend time with her family and two dogs.